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Organic Chemist

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
North East England
£25000 - £35000 per annum
Closing date
30 Mar 2024

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We are looking for a Synthetic Organic Chemist keen to work in a R&D Drug Discovery environment, to join an innovative Biotechnology company based in the North of England.

This is a great opportunity for a Medicinal, Organic, or Synthetic Chemist to have the opportunity to expand their knowledge of multi-step synthesis and gain 1-on-1 mentorship from Senior experts to support the team in scale up of synthetic routes/intermediates.


Your duties as the Synthetic Organic Chemist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • You will work in the R&D team designing various routes to novel and known target molecules, regularly troubleshoot, and develop new synthetic strategies to implement continuous improvement.

  • You will perform purification of target molecules and characterise organic compounds using a range of analytical techniques such as HPLC, LCMS, NMR spectroscopy, IR, and UV-Vis.

  • You will perform and monitor chemical reactions necessary for preparation of compounds and synthetic intermediates at varying scales ranging from 1 milligram to 100g.

  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team to evaluate the therapeutic potential of chemistry technologies which enable next-generation antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) therapeutics


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Synthetic Organic Chemist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

  • Have BSc/MSc/MChem degree + 1 year industry/placement/CRO experience.

  • Working knowledge/experience of multi-step synthesis of novel/known compounds

  • Practical knowledge purifying target molecules using analytical techniques (HPLC, NMR, LCMS, IR, UV-Vis)

Key Words: Chemistry | Organic | Synthetic Chemistry | Organic Chemistry | Medicinal Chemistry | ADC | Antibody-Drug Conjugate | HPLC | CRO | NMR | LCMS | Synthesis | Multi-step synthesis | Cytotoxicity | Drug Development | Analytical | Peptide Synthesis | Contract Research Organisation | Biotechnology | Protein Purification | MSc | PhD | Method Development | Chemist | Contract Research Organisation

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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